Daily Dispatches

 
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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook, including Mindy Belz's "Globe Trot" reports and Warren Cole Smith's "Signs and Wonders."

Nigerian parents search for kidnapped daughters

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | In a remote corner of northeastern Nigeria, a group of desperate parents have joined a band of vigilantes to search for at least 100 teenage girls abducted…

Midday Roundup: Dobson’s day in court

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Mandate victory. Christian radio host James Dobson on Thursday won a temporary injunction that exempts his ministry from the Obamacare requirement to…

Globe Trot: The death of Christ, remembered

By Mindy Belz
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International | GOOD FRIDAY: Christians the world over today remember the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The events of the week bring together…

Island of Lemurs: Cute, with caveats

By Becky Langdon
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Movies | It’s hard not to fall in love with lemurs after watching the Imax and Warner Brothers film  Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. They dance on two feet, sing to…

Hospitals run short of something almost every patient needs

Hospitals run short of something almost every patient needs

By Mark Russell
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Health | A nationwide shortage of normal saline, the most common IV fluid used in hospitals, may continue until July. If oxygen is the air that hospitals breathe, then…

More moms stay home now than a decade ago

More moms stay home now than a decade ago

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | After 30 years of decline, the number of moms staying home with their children rose in the past decade, according to a report released last week by the Pew…

Tax benefit at risk for ministers of all faiths

Tax benefit at risk for ministers of all faiths

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | Faith groups such as the Eastern Orthodox Church, Hindus, Muslims, and Protestants together filed an amicus brief last week in support of tax-exempt housing…

Midday Roundup: Fighting for the right to define marriage in Oklahoma

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Day in court. Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court today. U.S.

Web Reads: The 12 steps of dying

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Preparing for death. For the past half dozen years, I’ve been reading professor D.G. Myers’ literary criticism at A Commonplace Blog. Last week, in a sad…

Separation of church and football?

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | The atheist Freedom From Religion Foundation (FRFF) has complained to Clemson University that its football coach “is entangled with religion” in violation…

Globe Trot: Sensational sakura

By Mindy Belz
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International | JAPAN: Cherry blossom season is at its peak, and for some amazing photos the world over, check out #sakura on Twitter or Instagram. The Japanese have an…

Midday Roundup: Boston to hoax bomber: It’s not funny

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Inappropriate art. A Boston man faces charges of disturbing the peace after dropping a suspicious backpack near the finish line of the Boston Marathon…

 
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